A solar panel in the
fountain's basin collects the sun's energy. A pump, usually in the
base of fountain, connects to the panel and uses the energy to
circulate the water.
The panel must be in
direct sunlight or the fountain won't work.
When it's cloudy or dark
outside, the water is still. But once day breaks or the clouds pass,
the water automatically flows again.
To make the best choice
possible, you should first decide where you'll use your
How To Choose A
If you're decorating a
shady area, it's important to choose a bird bath with a solar panel
that isn't attached.
You'll position the panel
where you're sure it will get sun all day long. And the
fountain can go anywhere you like sun or shade.
I you're like me
and enjoy changing your outdoor decor with the seasons,
just mount the panels where you know the sun always
During cooler months,
your solar bird bath can sit in full sun. When the hot summer
months arrive, you can move it to the shade.
On the other hand, a
solar bird bath with an attached solar panel is a good choice only
if you're decorating a space that gets sun all day long and you
don't plan on moving it.
You'll just put the whole
unit where you know the sun will shine all day and enjoy.
Both are very easy to
find and easy to set up as well so no worries.
If you're stumped for a
solar bird bath fountain style, and you already have architectural
elements in your yard like a pergola or
gazebo, why choose a solar bird bath fountain that matches?